Tiger Brownies

Serve brownies with zest -- orange zest, that is! The orange-infused cream cheese marbling adds creamy texture and unexpected zing.

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  • prep time 15 min
  • total time 2 hr 45 min
  • ingredients 10
  • servings 36
 

Ingredients

Filling

2
packages (3 oz each) cream cheese, softened
1/3
cup sugar
2
teaspoons grated orange peel
8
drops red food color
8
drops yellow food color
1
egg

Brownies

1
box (19.8 oz) fudge brownie mix
1/2
cup vegetable oil
1/4
cup water
2
eggs

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Steps

  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Grease bottom only of 13x9-inch pan with shortening. In small bowl with electric mixer, beat filling ingredients on medium speed until smooth; set aside.
  • 2 In large bowl, stir brownie ingredients with spoon until well blended. Spread half of brownie batter in pan. Spoon filling mixture over brownie batter; gently spread to cover. Top with spoonfuls of remaining brownie batter. To marble, pull knife through batter in wide curves; turn pan and repeat.
  • 3 Bake 26 to 30 minutes or until set. Cool 1 hour or until completely cooled. Refrigerate at least 1 hour or until set. With hot, wet knife, cut into bars. Store in refrigerator.
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Grease bottom only of 13x9-inch pan with shortening. In small bowl with electric mixer, beat filling ingredients on medium speed until smooth; set aside.
  • 2 In large bowl, stir brownie ingredients with spoon until well blended. Spread half of brownie batter in pan. Spoon filling mixture over brownie batter; gently spread to cover. Top with spoonfuls of remaining brownie batter. To marble, pull knife through batter in wide curves; turn pan and repeat.
  • 3 Bake 26 to 30 minutes or until set. Cool 1 hour or until completely cooled. Refrigerate at least 1 hour or until set. With hot, wet knife, cut into bars. Store in refrigerator.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

At other times of the year, omit the orange peel and color the filling for the appropriate holiday, such as red for Christmas or Valentine's Day, or green for St. Patrick's Day.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Bar
Calories
120
(
Calories from Fat
50),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
6g
6%
(Saturated Fat
2g,
2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
25mg
25%;
Sodium
75mg
75%;
Total Carbohydrate
15g
15%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
11g
11%
),
Protein
1g
1%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
4%;
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.